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Decking - Choosing the Right Material for Your Home

Posted 28/09/17

Timber is the most obvious choice for building a deck but we there are two more popular options that are worth some consideration. We take a look... Types of Decking Materials There are three main types of materials used when building a deck: timber, concrete and composite timber. Timber

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Tips on Repairing Your Home After an Earthquake

Posted 27/04/17

In the days and weeks after an earthquake, priorities turn towards repairing the damage to your home. We've put together this handy guide to give you some tips on repairing your home after an earthquake... Your first step should be to contact the Earthquake Commission and your insurance c

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Ultimate Winter Ready Checklist

Posted 30/04/18

Autumn is a great time to get stuck in with preparations to get your home in the best shape and be a healthy place to be during the challenging winter months. Mould & mildew control Prevention is easier than treatment. Check around your house for spots that are prone to leaks, condensation

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What Should You Do After a Damaging House Fire?

Posted 11/05/17

A house fire is a devastating experience, regardless of the amount of damage. Your first instinct may be to begin the clean-up and repair work, but there are several key things to work through first... Five things to do after a house fire There are five important tasks for you to do, if yo

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Stage 6 Life Stages of Home Ownership - Caring For Your Home During Your 80s

Posted 07/12/17

Owning a home at any age is a commitment, but when you're caring for your home during your elderly years there are more things to consider... In our final article of our Home Ownership Article Series, we discuss the types of decisions you'll need to make and how to get the best value for

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Homeowners Guide to Summer Proofing Your Deck

Posted 23/02/17

Our skin isn't the only thing that needs protecting from the harsh New Zealand sun, our decking needs protection too. To keep your deck looking great, we’ve put together this handy guide on summer proofing your deck... How to keep your deck looking like new Summer brings more traffic and o

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Stage 5 Life Stages Home Ownership - Getting Your Home Ready for Retirement

Posted 30/11/17

Thinking about whether the house you're currently living in is suitable for retirement is an important to consider. Many downsize, but should you?... While your house remains your castle, there comes the time we need to adapt it. Getting your home ready for retirement is all about thinking

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5 Steps to Transform Your Landscaping Dreams into a Backyard Reality

Posted 25/02/20

We’ve mapped out five actionable steps to transform your landscaping dreams to life and add value to your property.

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This is How your Gutters and Spouting Could be Damaging your Home (and what to do about it)

Posted 28/06/19

Guttering and spouting do more than take rainwater away, they are essential for a healthy, happy home. Read on to learn signs that indicate issues, and tips for resolving damage... What damage could my guttering be causing? Externally: A sagging gutter will damage your home’s fascia. P

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Earthquake Preparedness - Is Your Home Secure?

Posted 30/03/17

Earthquakes are unpredictable and the best form of defence is to be prepared. Keeping a well-stocked survival kit with food, water and other essential supplies is one way we can care for our family after a shake. We can also prepare our homes too, we take a look at ways you and your family can g

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Latest handymen case studies

Discover in-depth, ways which our homeowners have used Builderscrack to shape their house into the home of their dreams.

Why This Fence Gave One Christchurch Homeowner Peace of Mind

A homeowner shares how a fencing solution enhanced their safety and allowed peace of mind whenever they’re in the backyard.

Bench Seating Took This Small Dining Room From Awkward To Cosy

Got an awkward space that can't be solved with furniture? Enter: bench seating. Find out design tips, budget and hindsight from these NZ homeowners.

Living the Dream: Geoff Converted This '86 School Bus Into a Home-on-Wheels

While waiting for the tours to resume from border closures, Geoff prepares for a trip of a lifetime aboard his home-on-wheels.

Homes On Show - Save My Bathroom

Read about how a tradie helped a homeowner with her bathroom renovation, turning an outdated relic into modern, clean and functional.

Garden Revamp: How Chris and Rochelle Transformed This Small Space

Read about a couple’s landscaping project where they work with an experienced tradie to give their small space a garden revamp.

Recent jobs posted

Check out how homeowners like you are using Handymen on Builderscrack to build, repair and improve their homes right now.

Fitting sliding doors and windows

Posted 1 year ago

i need sliding door put in plus windows quotes needed

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Spouting

Posted 10 months ago

Need a tradesperson to fix downpipes and check stormwater

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Bathroom Completion

Posted 3 years ago

We have done some renovating in the bathroom, however now in need of some help with the following * Line sear atone on walls * finish the bath surround * remove the shower , and refit as its not plumb Please make contact if this work is within your specialty field. I have added photos so that you can see whats involved

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General maintanance.

Posted 6 months ago

Hi There I am seeking quote to paint the ceiling in bathroom, fix and paint small area of ceiling in both kitchen and bedroom , install 5 handles in kitchen cabinet and clear the debris on the garden shed roof. The "Kitchen Sink " was leaking and upon inspection from the plumber, it is clear this is not the case and the cause is due to the sink dislocated from the bench top and need to reseal it. The plumber informed "There is no water leak as such, the bowl has fallen away from the...

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Install an aluminum gazebo

Posted 5 months ago

This job needs someone to concrete the dyno bolts for the installation of a gazebo. The holes will need to be made and concreted in as the 1950 concrete here does not have the steel underneath to keep the gazebo supported.

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Install an aluminum gazebo #2

Posted 4 months ago

This job needs someone to concrete the dyno bolts for the installation of a gazebo. And put up the gazebo.

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Tokoroa and surrounding areas - property security upgrades

Posted 2 years ago

Women's Refuge is looking for handymen, builders or electricians for jobs to strengthen our client's properties. Works includes: replacing glass doors with solid, installing solar lights and window safety stays, changing locks. Police vetting required.

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Door jambs

Posted 2 years ago

Require 9 new door jambs not needing doors to be hung as we are waiting to paint and carpet first so just new door frames

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Finishing off tasks

Posted 2 years ago

I've been renovating a flat and am in the final stages. I want some help to get it done in good time. Tasks may include: painting skirting boards, cutting and fitting toekicks and cabinet handles, installing swinging glass shower screen, plastering a ceiling, some painting, putty replacement, window catches etc. Depending on skills, there may be work available in the other flat.

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Minor rot repairs

Posted 2 years ago

Minor rot needing repair on outside of weatherboard house

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Securing Broken Door

Posted 5 months ago

Block off broken door/doorway (from the outside) with plywood to secure the building. As soon as possible please. Please note there is no electricity on site.

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Wooden handrail outside

Posted 8 months ago

Create and attach wooden handrail on outside steps

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Small fence

Posted 3 years ago

I have 16meters of picket fence i would like put across the front of my property. Holes have already been dug for posts...13mtr as a fence and 3mtr made as 2x gates for the driveway. Also have an old wooden door needing cut down and put up as another gate..and possibly another small gate to be erected. Am trying to fence my property so my dog can run free. am half there but have been let down by unreliable young men.

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Minor building job

Posted 3 months ago

put a 2m x 2m side wall on to the porch to block the wind

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Post and mesh fence

Posted 2 years ago

I need a boundary fence along back and down side of property. Looking at timber post with wire mesh to about 1.2m high.

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Small wallpaper tear

Posted 1 year ago

Need to fix a small wallpaper tear

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Handyman

Posted 4 months ago

Looking for a handyman for some work in Tirau. No idea how long these tasks will take so looking for contractor rates at this stage and then booking in for a formal quote. The basic scope we're looking for: - Rip up and relay lino floors in kitchen and laundry - General painting touch-ups - Painting bedroom doors - Plastering and painting newly installed gib board - Install new shower head - Fix leaking garage roof (external tin)

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Fix floor and GIBs, Stairs and Landings, etc.

Posted 3 months ago

I am looking for Handyman in Tokoroa to fix floor and gibs related works. And also need to install security door, base boards around the house, fix windows trims, wooden landings for 3 doors and wooden stairs for 5 doors. Please contact me on ...

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Handyman bits'n'bobs

Posted 4 days ago

I need someone to do some of the final tasks in a renovation. Window re-puttying, insulation laying, putting up curtain rails, install extractor fan, couple of bits of mouldings, etc.

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Door handle

Posted 1 year ago

replace door handle and lock (supplied)

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Recent handymen reviews

With over 203,000 reviews in total, and an average rating of 9/10, you can be confident that your job will be handled with the utmost care.

Wooden handrail outside

Work carried out by the owner/operator

16th January 2021

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

minor building job

Work carried out by the owner/operator

22nd June 2021

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

door handle

Work carried out by an employee of the company

12th March 2020

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 3
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Wooden handrail outside

Work carried out by the owner/operator

16th January 2021

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

minor building job

Work carried out by the owner/operator

22nd June 2021

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

door handle

Work carried out by an employee of the company

12th March 2020

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 3
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Find Handymen in South Waikato

Our trusted tradies will respond to your job, often within a few minutes. You decide who you want to communicate with. You’re in control the whole way.

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A C BUILD LTD

Joined March 2017

A C Building ltd have been building new homes and renovating existing homes in the Hamilton and greater Waikato region for the last 6 years and having 12 years experience in the building industry. While we specialize in Major Renovations/Additions and new home builds we also do smaller jobs. "No Job is too BIG or to small". We are very professional and our work is to the highest of standards, we...

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Reds roofing and repairs

Joined July 2020

Have been working in the roofing industry for the last 25 years. Specialize in leak repairs and renovations but can tackle any job, big or small. I take pride in my workmanship, and been on time. I only suggest things that need to be done and advise if there may be an impending issue.

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A T Painters ltd

Joined May 2020

Hi, we recently started a business about a year ago after working in the painting trade for about 15 years, we have experience in small and large jobs, interior, exterior, new builds, repaints, commercial and residential. we also pride ourselves on getting the job done within deadlines and meeting budgets, we are a friendly team who cares about the finished product.

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Salaikeni Build

Joined June 2020

Hi, My names Edwin and I have 8 years of building experience and am a qualified builder. I'm honest, trustworthy an reliable, I pride myself in taking care of my work as well as my clients ensuring utmost respect for workmanship and you. I work with you to make sure that its within budget and cost effective so that nobody loses out. I've just started my own business so I look forward to working wi...

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Classical Elements Limited

Joined December 2019

Hello we are a company that provides an array of services. We have a 3T Tipper truck and also trailers available with driver for cartage, section maintenance and repairs inside and out. Fencing/retainer walls. Welding and fabrication and construction.

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Hamilton Property Maintenance Ltd

Joined December 2017

Before starting any jobs we endeavour to find the right solution for each customer, to suit their budget and individual requirements. When we take on a job we want you to be informed throughout the process and we guarantee your satisfaction. For most people their home/property is their biggest asset and we keep that in mind with all the jobs we do. Whether it be pest control, building your fence,...

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Clear Property and Projects

Joined June 2019

Clear Property and Projects is a professional service that takes the stress out of those sometimes worrying tasks. From small around the house ideas all the way through to project management of large scale builds. We have you covered. A trustworthy source to help you out. Get in touch for an obligation free quote.

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Malibu Painting

Joined July 2012

Malibu Painting The Art of House Flipping, Renovation, and Design Your Assets Matter! We, therefore, focus on durability and quality. Global Partnership and Development Ltd has supported more than 100 micro business entrepreneurs in the least developed countries. Why us? We have completed houses in Hamilton, Taupo, Tokoroa, Rotorua, Tauranga, Putaruru, Cambridge, and Taihape. Our service...

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Waxyz Coatings Limited

Joined March 2018

Hi, we are a small family business located in the Waikato, I have been working in the painting / specialized coatings industry for 25 years. Our team provides friendly quality work at competitive prices.

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Mastered Maintenance

Joined June 2019

Hi , tidy honest hard worker here, I bring professionalism to site with no bs, I strive to provide quality work that doesn't go over budget and falls within deadlines.

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A Tradesman

Joined June 2014

Hi Thank you for taking time to read about our qualified and experienced team that have been in the Glazing industry for over 15 + years dealing with all Glass repairs and Glass supply for commercial and residential properties. Please note we are not ordinary glaziers we are specialists in every type of glazing We repair all broken glass in Aluminium frames / Steel frame / wood frame...

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A Lawrence

Joined December 2015

I have just started working self employed. My name is Aaron and I am a hard-working qualified builder with seven years experience both here in New Zealand and working abroad. I am friendly and enjoy talking to clients and potential clients. I am a soletrader who has experience in New builds, renovations, additions, restoration as well as other small jobs. Small jobs include repairs, new decks incl...

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glenn hoskin

Joined March 2017

Hi my name is Glenn and i like thinking outside the square. Im creative and love creating something that looks good and lasts. I also love taking something broken and fixing it. I see potential where others may not. Im friendly and helpful and will go the extra mile. �

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Lake Landscaping Central Piling and Excavation

Joined July 2020

Hello! We've been working in the Landscaping/construction Industry for the past 10 years and have recently set out to work for ourselves. We are very professional and work hard with our combined knowledge and experience in both Hard and Soft Landscaping. With a background in drilling and piling as driller operator for companies on civil jobs building small road bridges, forestry bridges, slope sta...

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Jpricebuilders

Joined April 2017

I am a licensed carpenter with over 10 years experience doing renovation and residential building work. I'm professional and will do my best to make your job big or small easy at a competitive price. Give me a call

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star satellite and aerial

Joined March 2019

We do all the audio and visual jobs . With 10 years of experience you won't be disappointed You can check some of our work at Facebook page- Star satellite and aerial connection

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Cam tukua

Joined January 2019

Hi I am a fully qualified builder and have been building new builds and renovations for the last 10 years. Always completed on time on budget to high quality workmanship.

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AWM Limited

Joined January 2018

AWM Ltd is an Asbestos and Methamphetamine removal company which is licensed with WorkSafe to remove both Class A & Class B contaminated material. Asbestos can be found in textured ceilings, cladding, fencing , lino and roofing in both residential and commercial areas. We have our own Supervisors and a Telarc Certified Safety Management System in place. Services Include: * Supply testing f...

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Waynes Painting

Joined November 2017

Hi.. Ive been painting houses for the last few years and have also done alot of my own renovation projects so am handy with many areas. I am cheap and like to do long hours. Happy to do small jobs as well.

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Riley construction services

Joined February 2021

Riley Construction Services is a family owned business and family driven at all times. We take pride in our work and do everything with passion dignity and fairness. We do from anything in the construction industry to home renovations and landscaping, with over 15 years experience in these fields we are now awaiting your call. So why wait leave the work to us and relax

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